STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS
1. Ryan Suter, Wild: Booed even when he touched up icings, he brushed it off in 28:59 of ice time and assisted on Zach Parise's goal
2. Pekka Rinne, Predators: Made 28 saves through overtime despite the Wild having some golden chances.
3. Clayton Stoner, Wild: Had one of his strongest games in weeks with a solid all-around effort.
By the NUMBERS
20-2-4 Niklas Backstrom's record all-time in start after being pulled (16-0-2 since March 26, 2008)
29 career shootouts goal for Mikko Koivu
21 career shootout goals for Matt Cullen
6 of the last 7 games between Nashville and Minnesota have been one-goal games.